Great Oakland Public Schools (GO), a nonprofit network of educators, families and community leaders, has endorsed four candidates for the Oakland Unified School District Board of Education in the November 4th general election.
By Jovanka Beckles In the civil rights era we knew that to make progress and be treated with dignity, we’d have to stand up against taunts, fire hoses, dogs and more. We still face many [...]
Controversy surrounding domestic and family violence within the NFL has reached a boiling point as women’s advocacy groups are criticizing the NFL for its handling of domestic violence cases and even calling for NFL Commissioner [...]
With Oakland’s garbage conflict capturing public attention, a number of mayoral candidates are expressing discontent with the two-year process of how the City Council came to a 7-1 decision.“The city government really messed up the [...]
Since it lost its $1 billion, 10-year garbage contract with the city, Waste Management corporation has been bearing down on Oakland to force the city to accept its deal – whatever the terms and whether [...]
Pastors in Oakland announced their endorsements for Mayor of Oakland Thursday morning in front of city hall. After months of meetings and forums with candidates, the pastors endorsed Dan Siegel, Joe Tuman, and Bryan Parker [...]
Pastors of Oakland gathered on Tuesday to announce their support in the reelection of District 6 Councilwoman Desley Brooks in the Rainbow Center at 58th Street and International Boulevard.Running for her fourth term, Brooks has [...]
Tony Thurmond, leading candidate for State Assembly District 15 and former school board member and Richmond city council member, opened his official campaign headquarters this weekend in El Cerrito.
Be strong and courageous! … Joshua 1:9 Last week we took a bold and honest look at the state of Black America, ergo knowing what we now know where do we go from here?The above [...]
The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) is pleased to announce the appointment of Dennis T. Agar to the position of Caltrans District 10 Director. Agar has over 24 years of diverse and valuable Caltrans experience [...]